Key Facts:

Date 254
Location Carthage
Summoned By Cyprian
Number of Participants 37
Key Events The council affirmed the exile of Martial of Merida (Emerita) and Basilides of Leon and Astorga (Legio-Asturica);  Pope Stephen was rebuked for listening to the aforementioned heretics; election of successors

Surviving Documents:

Epistle (Cyprian of Carthage)


Munier, Ch. “Carthage” in The Encyclopedia of the Early Church (New York: Oxford University Press, 1992).

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Last updated: 11-9-2010

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